Venice MainStreet is hosting the Second Annual Barstool Open on June 29th from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. Teams of four will play putt-putt golf through 12 holes located in various businesses throughout Tampa, Venice and Miami Avenues. The cost is $20 per person and tickets can be purchased at Made In Italy or online:

This year there will be 105 teams, totaling 420 available spots. Those who are interested in joining can sign up as doubles or as a team of four. If participants sign up with less than four, they will be placed in a randomly-made team of two doubles. This event will have a shotgun start where everyone will start simultaneously at their assigned location.

Holes will be placed at Burgundy Square Cafe, Cafe Venice, Coté France, Daiquiri Deck, Made In Italy, Mature Image Barbershop, Old Venice Pub, Mother’s Cupboard, The Parlor Barbershop, TJ Carney’s, Venice Wine & Coffee and Venice Museum & Archives whose hole will be located at the Centennial Park Gazebo.

Participants can check in early on Friday, June 28th from 4-7pm at Daiquiri Deck to receive their packets or they can check in on the day of the event at the Centennial Park Gazebo between 10am and 12pm. Participants will receive two vouchers for beer provided by Michelob Ultra in their packet.
The prizes for the first place winners of the open are still being finalized, but they will also receive the coveted Golden Putter traveling trophy. Various other prizes will be handed out continuously throughout the day for numerous contests. Prizes include a Mermaid Vodka gift basket and a Jack Daniels gift, along with other fantastic prizes.

Sponsors include Michelob Ultra, 92.1 CTQ-FM and the Venice Gondolier. For more information, to purchase tickets, or to sponsor the event please visit our website or contact the Venice MainStreet office at 941-484-6722 or


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